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Politics & Government

Delaware Public Media's coverage of First State politics and government, including the General Assembly. Coverage is led by Delaware Pubic Media's political reporter James Dawson.

Gov. John Carney unveils his 2018 budget proposal Thursday afternoon, offering his blueprint for bridging a shortfall that grew to $386 million based on Monday's latest state revenue estimate.

During the 2016 campaign and since winning the election, Carney has promised a budget “reset” that addresses the state’s long term structural budget issues and he's been holding town hall meetings across the state to discuss these issues solicit public input. 

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State lawmakers are trying to remove some hurdles those seeking drug addiction treatment as they attempt to kick their habits.


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Sen. Chris Coons is among the Senate Judiciary Committee members grilling Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on Capitol Hill this week.

Kent County voters in Levy Court’s 2nd District have picked a new representative.

Republican James Hosfelt won the Tuesday’s District 2 special election, defeating Democrat Andrea Kreiner. 

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Sen. Chris Coons (D-Delaware) was among those grilling Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on Capitol Hill Tuesday .

Delaware's junior senator and a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee questioned Gorsuch for about 30 minutes.

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Sen. Chris Coons (D-Delaware) was among those grilling Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on Capitol Hill Tuesday .

Delaware's junior senator and a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee questioned Gorsuch for about 30 minutes.

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Delaware’s State Board of Education will stick around – at least for now.

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The warden who oversaw the hostage crisis at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center that left one prison guard dead is out.

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Gov. John Carney and state lawmakers received more bad budget news Monday.

Just days before Carney offers his 2018 budget plan, the state’s budget hole grew deeper.

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Delaware’s top judges aren’t weighing in on the constitutionality of appointing people to the bench based on their political party affiliation.

 

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